Wallacidia oculata ( Fabricius, 1804 )

Williams, Kevin A., Lelej, Arkady S., Okayasu, Juriya, Borkent, Christopher J., Malee, Rufeah, Thoawan, Kodeeyah & Thaochan, Nar, 2019, The female velvet ants (aka modkhong) of southern Thailand (Hymenoptera: Mutillidae), with a key to the genera of southeast Asia, Zootaxa 4602 (1), pp. 1-69: 47

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Wallacidia oculata ( Fabricius, 1804 )
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31a. Wallacidia oculata ( Fabricius, 1804) 

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Mutilla oculata Fabricius, 1804: 432  , ♀.

Timulla (Trogaspidia) oculata: Mickel 1933b: 308  , ♀; Yasumatsu 1948: 73, ♀.

Trogaspidia oculata oculata: Chen 1957: 164  , ♂, ♀.

Timulla oculata oculata: O'Toole 1975: 232  , ♂, ♀.

Radoszkowskius oculatus: Lelej 2005: 84  , ♂, ♀.

Wallacidia oculata: Lelej & Brothers 2008: 64  , ♂, ♀.

Diagnosis. FEMALE. This species has the spots of T2 large and longitudinally ovate, T3 with an uninterrupted golden setal band; and T4 with lateral bands of golden setae. Body length 9–17 mm. MALE. See O’Toole (1975).

Material examined (15 ♀). CAMBODIA, Siem Reap: Angkor Thom , VIII.2006, D.R. Jump (1♀ RBINS)  ; Phnom Bakheng , X.2006, D.R. Jump (1♀ RBINS)  ; LAOS, Bolikhamsay Province   , Ban Phone Kham environs, 200–300 m, 18 o 19'N 104 o 0 8'E, 23–29.V.2011, M. Brancucci, M. Geiser, D. Hauck, Z. Kraus, A. Phantala, and E. Vongphachan (4♀ RHMB)GoogleMaps  . THAILAND: Chiang Mai, Tambon Su Thep  , Chiang Mai University, Faculty of Agriculture , 18°47'36.1"N 98°57'35.4"E, 4.VI.2017, R. Mizuno (1♀ EUM)GoogleMaps  ; Kanchanaburi, Thong Pha Phum, Vimarndin farm stay, 14.655 o N 98.521 o E, 200 m, 17–20.V.2018, MKT (2♀ 1♂ CSCA MIUP)GoogleMaps  ; Krabi: 12.4 km NNW Krabi, Oil palm farm, 8.193 o N 98.876 o E, 50 m: 29.III.2017, MKT (1♀ CSCA)GoogleMaps  ; 1.IV.2017, MKT (1♀ CSCA)  ; 14 km NNE Krabi, Phnom Bencha Mountain Resort, 8.208 o N 98.937 o E, 80 m, 2.IV.2017, MKT (1♀ CSCA)GoogleMaps  ; Phetchaburi, Kaeng Krachan, Baan Maka Nature Lodge , 12.840 o N 99.590 o E, 140 m: 23.V.2018, MKT (1♀ CSCA)GoogleMaps  ; Surat Thani, Khlong Sok, Khao Sok Jungle Huts , 8.909 o N 99.526 o E, 70 m, 14.V.2018, MKT (2♀ CSCA PSUC)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution. Cambodia * (Siem Reap), China (Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan, Hebei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Yunnan, Zhejiang), Laos (Bolikhamsay), Malaysia (Malay Peninsula), Myanmar, Thailand (Chaiyaphum, Chiang Mai, Kanchanaburi, Khon Kaen, Krabi, Lampang, Loei, Phetchabun, Phetchaburi, Sakhon Nakhon, Surat Thani, Tak), and Vietnam ( Tonkin, Vinh Phuc, Yen Tu).

Remarks. This species is widespread in China and throughout mainland southeast Asia. In northern Thailand, W. mandersi ( Cameron, 1897)  may eventually be recognized and in the extreme South, W. singapora ( Mickel, 1935)  might be discovered.

RBINS

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences

CSCA

California State Collection of Arthropods

PSUC

Frost Entomological Museum, Penn State University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Mutillidae

Genus

Wallacidia

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Wallacidia oculata ( Fabricius, 1804 )

Williams, Kevin A., Lelej, Arkady S., Okayasu, Juriya, Borkent, Christopher J., Malee, Rufeah, Thoawan, Kodeeyah & Thaochan, Nar 2019
2019
Loc

Timulla (Trogaspidia) oculata

Yasumatsu, K. 1948: 73
1948
Loc

Mutilla oculata

Fabricius, J. C. 1804: 432
Loc

Trogaspidia oculata oculata:

Chen, C. 1957: 164
Loc

Timulla oculata oculata:

O'Toole, Ch. 1975: 232
Loc

Radoszkowskius oculatus:

Lelej, A. S. 2005: 84
Loc

Wallacidia oculata: Lelej & Brothers 2008 : 64

Lelej, A. S. & Brothers, D. J. 2008: 64